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Moving the Landscape to Find Ground with Zinnia Naqvi
April 11 @ 16:00 - 17:00
Post Image presents lens-based artist and Concordia alumni Zinnia Naqvi, in the next installment of Moving the Landscape to Find Ground, a cycle of artist talks and artist residencies which takes place until May 2023. This series is built from a shared ambition to break open lens-based practices via the interrogation of the colonial prism through which photography exists. We are inviting conversation among all communities impacted by the colonial gaze. When? April 11th at 4PM
Where? In-person at 4th Space and online via Zoom. here.*Please register to attend onlive
**Registration for in-person attendance is not required.Zinnia Naqvi (she/her) is a lens-based artist working in Tkaronto/Toronto. Her work examines issues of colonialism, cultural translation, language, and gender through the use of photography, video, the written word, and archival material. Recent projects have included archival and re-staged images, experimental documentary films, video installations, graphic design, and elaborate still-lives. Her artworks often invite the viewer to consider the position of the artist and the spectator, as well as analyze the complex social dynamics that unfold in front of the camera. Naqvi’s work has been shown across Canada and internationally. She is a 2022 Fall Flaherty/Colgate Distinguished Global Filmmaker in Residence and recipient of the 2019 New Generation Photography Award organized by the National Gallery of Canada. Naqvi received a BFA in Photography Studies from Toronto Metropolitan University and an MFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University. She is currently a sessional lecturer at the University of Toronto and Toronto Metropolitan University. Our programming is in collaboration with the Indigenous Futures Research Centre, the Feminist Media Studio and the Black Perspectives Office and daphne. This project is generously funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Milieux Institute for Arts and Culture and Concordia University’s OVPRGS.